Hammonds: auditors dumped, equity partners to repay £3m

Harris, Joanne; Power, Helen
February 2005
Lawyer;2/28/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p1
Trade Publication
This article presents information related to the accounting firm Hammonds that has replaced its auditors as it embarks on a radical shake-up of its financial management. Fletcher Greenwood & Co., a Bradford-based two-partner firm which has audited Hammonds for decades, has been sidelined in favour of Pricewaterhouse- Coopers (PwC). At the same time, the Inland Revenue is currently querying some of the Hammonds partners' personal income tax accounts, although there is no suggestion whatsoever of any wrongdoing.


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